Master of Applied Industrial/Organizational Psychology (MAIOP), Organizational Development Certificate, Performance Management Certificate, Psychological Measurement and Methodologies Certificate
This Master of Applied Industrial/Organizational Psychology (MAIOP) degree program studies the behavior of individuals in businesses and organizations to determine how to improve performance and productivity for that organization. Learn how to use research and measurement skills to solve practical workplace issues and to apply the principles of psychology to human resources and leadership challenges within an organization. This degree is practitioner-oriented, providing practical knowledge and skills focusing on research and consulting.
Through our industrial/organizational psychology graduate program, you will learn how to:
*Recruit, select, and retain high quality employees
*Identify training and development needs
*Create, implement, and manage employee and leadership development programs
*Address complex issues such as workplace diversity and anti-discrimination policies
*Design and manage employee opinion and job satisfaction surveys
*Analyze the effectiveness of workplace programs
*Assess employee performance
*Research and improve the quality of work environments
You may start this degree without being admitted to Colorado State University by earning one of the industrial/organizational psychology certificates of completion. With a certificate, you gain a valuable credential without the full commitment of a degree program. The three courses required for each of the certificates are core courses for the degree and will count toward the degree after formal admission.
Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association
*A bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited institution
*A 3.0 GPA on all undergraduate coursework
*A grade of B or higher for an undergraduate course in industrial psychology, organizational psychology, human resource management (business), or organizational behavior (business)
*A grade of B or higher for an undergraduate course in statistics
*GRE General and Psychology Subject Test scores
Note: The GRE General Test is required of all applicants. If you have an undergraduate degree in psychology or have completed an IOP graduate certificate from CSU, the psychology subject test is not required.
# of Credits Required:
International Student Requirements:
Official transcript and official TOEFL scores.
Tuition & Financial Aid
Cost Per Credit Hour:
Financial Aid Offered: Yes
Classification: Doctoral/Research Universities - Extensive
Institution Sector: Public
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 20,000 and above